Net Worth: $15 Million
- Source of Wealth Hindi Film and Television
- Birth Place Poothamkurussy, Puthur, Palakkad, Kerala, India
- Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)
- Marital Status Married (Siddharth Roy Kapur)
- Full Name Vidya P. Balan
- Nationality Indian
- Date of Birth January 1, 1978
- Occupation Indian Actress
- Education St. Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai
About Vidya Balan
Indian actress Vidya Balan has an estimated net worth of $15 million. She was born on January 1, 1979 in Ottaplam, Kerala, India, and grew up in Chembur, Mumbai. She attended St. Anthony Girls’ High School and started aspiring for an acting career at a young age.
Balan made her acting debut at the age of 16 when she landed her first role in the 1995 sitcom Hum Paanch. She decided to finish her education, and went on to attend St. Xavier’s College to pursue a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She later earned a master’s degree from the University of Mumbai.
When Balan returned to acting, she had a hard time looking for work. She was forced to act in television commercials and music videos. She played the role of Anandi in the independent drama Bhalo Theko which earned her an Anandalok Purashkar for Best Actress. It was in 2005 that she had a successful appearance in a leading role in the 2006 blockbuster Lage Rho Munna Bhai.
Balan was also a part of movies like Heyy Babyy and Kismat Konnection, both performances earning negative comments from the critics. The start of her most successful years in her acting career came in 2009. She had consecutive roles in Paa, Ishqiya, No One Killed Jessica, The Dirty Picture and Kahaani. Her performances helped her gain a special place among contemporary Hindu actresses.
During her career, Vidya Balan won one National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards and five Screen Awards. Aside from acting, she is a social activist and loud supporter of women’s empowerment. She is married to film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 2014
- Earnings 2013
Estimated earnings from her film projects (12.5 crore)
Estimated earnings from her film projects (11.13 crore)